3 November 2017, University of Reading

The University of Reading to host a one-day event on the subject of the future of literature after Samuel Beckett

The topic in a very general sense refers to the legacy of Beckett for modern literature and the future of literature after him, and how Modern Literature can go beyond him; How can we think of literary expression and the possibility for fiction after Beckett? And is the literature still possible, theoretically, philosophically, and practically, after his literary revolution? What does the concept of ‘beyond’ mean here? Is his work an impasse for literature? Would be right that we call for an end for Literature? And ….

Hosted by Farhad Mehrabi

Prof. Andrew Gibson (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Prof. Shane Weller (University of Kent)
Dr. Aude Campmas (University of Southampton)

Visit the Facebook Event page for more details


Posted by:Rhys Tranter

Rhys Tranter is a writer based in Cardiff, Wales, UK. He is the author of Beckett's Late Stage (2018), and his work has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, and a number of books and periodicals. He holds a BA, MA, and a PhD in English Literature. His website RhysTranter.com is a personal journal offering commentary and analysis across literature, film, music, and the arts.

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